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Response to DhhD (Reply #8)

Sat Feb 15, 2014, 05:58 PM

10. Political calls are not subject to the No Call List.

Robocalls are made by many political parties in the United States, including but not limited to both the Republican and Democratic parties as well as unaffiliated campaigns, 527 organizations, unions, and individual citizens. Political robocalls are exempt from the United States National Do Not Call Registry.[8][9] The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations prohibit anyone (including charities, politicians and political parties) from making robocalls to cell phone numbers without the recipients' prior consent.[10] The FCC permits non-commercial robocalls to most residential (non-cellular) telephone lines.


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